Emirates Telecommunications Group Company PJSC announced that Mr. Obaid Hussain Bokisha has been appointed as Group Chief Operations Officer reporting directly to Group Chief Executive Officer, effective from the date of this announcement. He started his career in mobile network planning focusing on coverage optimization, introduction of new technologies, and design of activities to enhance mobile networks performance. He was quickly promoted to manage all mobile networks within the UAE and support Etisalat Internationals footprints, where he participated in developing technical bids for international expansion. He led the robust transformation efforts of the Group. In June 2021, he assumed the role of Acting Group Chief Procurement Officer in addition to his role as Group Chief Transformation Officer.